2015 ORS 536.330¹
Water Resources Act as supplemental to and including existing statutes

Chapter 707, Oregon Laws 1955, shall be construed by the Water Resources Commission as supplemental to existing statutes and not in lieu thereof except to the extent that existing statutes are expressly amended or repealed by chapter 707, Oregon Laws 1955. ORS 536.220 (Policy on water resources generally) to 536.540 (Approval of voucher claims) and the authority of the Water Resources Department thereunder shall include all laws now existing or hereinafter enacted that relate to or affect the use and control of the water resources of this state. [1955 c.707 §10(5); 1963 c.415 §1; 1975 c.581 §24; 1985 c.673 §180]

Note: See note under 536.310 (Purposes and policies to be considered in formulating state water resources program).

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of the State Water Resources Board to reclassify the wa­ters of the Middle Snake Basin, (1972) Vol 36, p 250; authority of Water Policy Review Board to formulate integrated, coordinated program for wa­ter of Upper Klamath River Basin, (1979) Vol 39, p 748; Effect of min­i­mum perennial stream flow require­ments, (1982) Vol 42, p 312

Law Review Cita­tions

4 EL 333 (1974); 11 EL 390 (1981)

Chapter 536

Law Review Cita­tions

28 WLR 285 (1992)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 536—Water Resources Administration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors536.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 536, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano536.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.